Updated December 19th, 2023 at 15:13 IST

Scenic train journey experiences in India for incredible views

A look at a few most scenic train journey experiences in India that you cannot miss.

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If you are someone who is keen on experiencing the beauty of India through a train journey then this is for you. Some of India’s best locations are only accessible through these train routes. From the Himalayan mountains to the lush forest of Western Ghats to South’s Pamban bridge, these journeys are not only iconic but also a treat of lifetime.

Himalayan queen - Kalka to Shimla 

This is the best toy train ride to experience in the country. Starting from Kalka and ending at Shimla, this offers some of the stunning views of Himachal’s scenery. Himalayan queen train ride takes you through beautiful valley views that surround Shimla. The journey is a total of 96 km and takes you through 02 tunnels and 82 bridges.

Sethu express - Chennai to Rameshwaram 

The Chennai-Rameswaram train connection offers one of the most stunning views you can witness in your lifetime. This route crosses the iconic Pamban bridge, which also happens to be the second largest bridge built in India over water. Not many know but Rameswaram is considered as the most appealing holy place in the country.

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Maharaja express - Delhi to Mumbai 

This train will take you across five different states – Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. The journey is 6 nights and 7 days long but is a vacation in itself. This journey will promise you the best of food and destinations, including Delhi, Agra, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Bikaner, and Udaipur.

Goa express - Vasco da gama to Londa 

You will witness the magnificent Dudhsagar falls in this journey. You will also witness western ghats and many serene beaches. 

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Mandovi express - Mumbai to Goa 

This journey of your lifetime will promise you some quaint and tranquil moments in the lap of nature. This ride is 580km long and takes around 12 hours. The journey will take you around some stunning bridges, villages, rivers, and waterfalls. 


Published December 19th, 2023 at 15:13 IST

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